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Kun Opera Museum

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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4 weeks ago
“Nice museum”
Sep 26, 2018
“Good opportunity to familiarize with Kun opera”
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No.14 Zhongzhangjia Alley, Pingjiang District, Suzhou 215005, China
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice little free museum. Most of the information isn't in English, but they do include a translation for the labels on exhibits. The costumes and instruments in the theatre hall were particularly interesting. Worth a trip if you're on Pingjiang road and have some...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank cozzah99
Reviewed September 26, 2018

The museum is only helpful to Chinese speaking people. This could be improved. The house is in excellent condition. The staff is friendly and helpful. Some of the items are not so well described (especially the musical instruments). But the atmosphere is wonderful and the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gisa J
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

You haven't really experience China unless you've been to a Chinese Opera. It's truly a unique experience. Although they may be quite long, as most operas tend to be, It is worth taking a peek at this unique cultural activity. If you go early, you...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank capeseaductive
Reviewed October 28, 2017

Pick the right turn and explore quieter streets along Pingjiang St. on your way to this museum. You can tour it in less than 15min, and although it's a short visit that doesn't make it less interesting. The museum is very well kept and offers...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank inessaopedro13
Reviewed March 7, 2017

Free museum with a good collection that shows the development of Kun Opera. Also provides introduction of popular Kun opera titles and troupes. The highlight, however, is the performance every Sunday at 2pm. Although usually carried out by young performers who may still need practice...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Weizenx3
Reviewed December 7, 2016

This is a UNESCO heritage site. My husband and I stumbled across it on our walk around Pingjianglu. Almost everything is in Chinese, but one can figure out what is going on. I read that on Sundays they have performances around 2 for about 20...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed December 2, 2013

I've been to this theatre twice. Once when it was unknown and difficult to find, but was in good condition and, apparently, seldom visited. More recently I have been there when it was restored fully and attended a delightful performance of one of the classic...More

Date of experience: January 2013
4  Thank Vladislov
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